Artful Truth curriculum enables the instructor to assume the role
of facilitator who leads a process of student discovery. Each
component has been designed with the user in mind. The materials
are visually engaging, conceptually stimulating, and organized
for easy use by educator and student.
of the components of the curriculum has been divided into separate
PDF files in order to make their downloading easier. You will
need Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or above to view these documents.
If your computer does not already feature this program, you will
need to download it from the link below.
Blast from the Future Student Workbook is a twenty-four-page workbook
that presents visual literacy concepts and activities sequentially,
building on previously gained knowledge. It contains twelve lessons
that introduce the basic tools of visual communication (signs,
symbols, logos, and type design) and addresses issues such as
media messages, target audiences, product packaging, tobacco advertising,
health facts, and graphic designs that convey numerical information.
Student Workbook - (8 MB)
Manual Introduction provides a complete introduction to the Artful
Truth curriculum, its creators, and why it focuses on tobacco.
step-by-step Lesson Plan has been designed to accompany each of
the twelve lessons in the Student Workbook.
Appendix provides additional educator information, including recommendations
for using the curriculum in the classroom, Internet and cross-curricular
connections, how the Artful Truth curriculum address multiple
intelligences, graphic organizers used in the curriculum, and
a Blast Glossary of relevant words.
Instructor Manual - (346 KB)
Worksheet & Assessment Booklet
Supplemental Worksheet and Assessment Booklet, which provides
three types of black-line masters, has been divided into separate
download files below: Lesson Worksheets, FCAT Assessments, and
file contains a black-line master for each lesson-specific worksheet,
which is designed to be duplicated and used by students as they
progress through the Student Workbook.
Lesson Worksheets - (1.6 MB)
Assessments: These black-line masters provide assessments
in reading, math, and art and design concepts to help educators
prepare their students for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment
Test (FCAT). The formats featured in this resource reflect the
State of Florida Sunshine State Standards, but the content is
based on the lessons in the Artful Truth curriculum.
FCAT Assessments - (2.32 MB)
Writing Prompts provide both narrative and expository writing
topics, giving contextual practice for the FCAT Writing Test.
The formats featured in this resource reflect the State of Florida
Sunshine State Standards, but the content is based on the lessons
in the Artful Truth curriculum.
Writing Prompts - (1.59 MB)